to the web-book resource for Liberty Seated Dime variety collectors
and Rare American Coins; desirable coins for Seated and Type collectors.
Gerry Fortin has been
collecting and researching Liberty Seated Dime since 1988 and launched
his Liberty Seated Dimes - Die Varieties, 1837 - 1891 web-book during
2004. The web-book expanded die variety knowledge beyond the efforts
of Kamal Ahwash and Brian Greer in their respective numismatic research
guides. Contained within the Fortin web-book is a wealth of new
information about Liberty Seated Dime die varieties, die states
and rarity coupled with a presentation format using exceptional
content is fully accessible to the public. You are free to link
to web-book content for numismatic purposes, but please remember
that written content, images, rarity estimates and pricing guides
are copyrighted by the author and must be accurately referenced
as to the source in other paper or online publications.
enjoy this Seated Dime reference and consider collecting the series......
6: The New Mexico Seated dime consignment has arrived totally about
50 coins! Lots of interesting varieties and a broad range of date.
I expect to start posting these to price list on Monday.
5: Kansas Bust Dime Collection posting in progress. A decent 27
piece group of AG-VG dimes. New Seated dime consignment should arrive
today. Finally, updated my Open Registry seated
dime business strike set with CAC review results. Not all listed
dimes went through the review but majority.
4: Updated 1870-S
F-101 web-page to include historically reported misplaced digits
in the denticles. A. H. Foerder supplied a high resolution image
that well illustrated the extra 8 and 7 digits.
2: As published in the December E-Gobrecht, the 1876-CC
F-108b terminal die state is actually a removed mount. The die breaks
around the denomination have been confirmed to be solder and not
a cracked die. I do apologize for the lack of appropriate study
before publishing this dime as a terminal die state. All references
to 1876-CC F-108b have been removed from the web-book.
29: The December
E-Gobrecht issue is online at LSCC link. This issue
is a must read for LSCC members as the issue contains Baltimore
SRO meeting summary, club transition news and agenda for FUN show
meeting along with a host of great articles and monthly columns.
16: Added 1839
F-109 listing with reverse rotated right! This is first time
an 1839 dime is seen with a reverse die misaligned right. North
Georgia Business Strike Dime set is updated in the open registry.
Seated Collectors Club - 2013 Hall of Fame
Awards - Liberty Seated Dime Collection
Best Presented Sets of 2006, Best
Classic Sets of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
Presented Sets of 2004, Most
Informative Signature Set 2007
Weekly Website - 2009
Hall of Fame Award, December
to the definitive resource for Estes Model Rocketry Kit collectors.
Model Rocket Kit Collecting Guide
kit database pages are updated and reflect eBay sales from February
2008 through June 2011. Recorded pricing observation in the database
now stands at 9680 entries. All updated kit prices and totals are
black colored. Due
to a very busy 2011 business schedule, I had no choice but to place
the Estes Kit Database on hold. I did manage to collect eBay kit
pricing into the June 2011 timeframe and those prices are published.
There are a number of new kit variety listings so checking the revised
database could be worthwhile for serious collectors.
5: Starting to update eBay pricing results in all three databases
for the March-May 2013 timeframe. This update will be done by end
of day May 6. My apology for not paying attention to the Estes databases
for a long period of time. On average, it appears prices for original
and problem free Estes kits are climbing.
5: Added K-45
1970 and 1971
Astron Beta, 1340
Scud B and 1367
Vindicator individual kit description pages. Added K-23 Big
Bertha pictorial guide page.
6: Added rare K Kit group (X-Ray, Beta, Apogee II, Big Bertha, Thor
Agena) with pre Damon yellow hang tags and countdown hang tags to
the database and pictorial guide. I won the X-Ray and Apogee II
kit and should have big higher for the Beta kit. This was a once
in several year opportunity to acquire early K Kits in original
18: Added individual kit pages for Maxi
Starfighter/Torellian Invader and #1380
Phoenix with Rainbow Hang Tag.
pictorial pages also provide links into kit description pages inside
the database. To my knowledge, this Estes database is becoming the
most comprehensive study of Estes model rocket kit packaging and
artwork varieties ever assembled.